LeeAnna Hoover, 88, North Manchester, Ind., passed away at 10:25 p.m. Monday, July 1, 2013, in Timbercrest Healthcare Center.
She was born in North Manchester, Ind., on Feb. 26, 1925, to Arlo and Eunice (Cripe) Ribley. She graduated from Laketon High School in 1942. On Feb. 21, 1947, she married Ray E. Hoover. He preceded her in death.
LeeAnna worked at the former Warner Brooder Corp. in North Manchester, and Heckman Bindery. Later, she was employed with Indiana Lawrence Bank at North Manchester and served as loan officer for 3 years. She was a broker with Ringenburg Real Estate, North Manchester, for 10 years, and in 1992, she returned to Indiana Lawrence Bank until her retirement in 2005. She was a member of the Eel River Community Church of the Brethren, Silver Lake, Ind., and was a long time member of the former West Manchester Church of the Brethren where she attended most of her life.
She is survived by four daughters: Kathleen (George) Reents, Monticello, Ind.; Vicki (Don) Miller, Claypool, Ind.; Sherri (Bob) Wilson, Yoder, Ind.; and Debbi Gerardot, New Haven, Ind.; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one step-great-grandchild; a brother: Jim (Ruth) Ribley, North Manchester; two brother-in-laws: Russell (Joann) Hoover and Homer (Julia) Hoover, both of North Manchester; three sister-in-laws: Grace Metzger, North Manchester; Verna (Roger) Shively, North Manchester; and Bonnie Ribley, Zionsville, Ind.
She was preceded in death by a brother: Max Ribley; and a sister-in-law: Ruby Muir.
Visitation will take place from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, July 5, at McKee Mortuary, 1401 SR 114 W., North Manchester, and from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, July 6, at Timbercrest Chapel, 2201 East St., North Manchester. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 6, at Timbercrest Chapel. Reverend Carroll McNutt will officiate and burial will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, North Manchester.
Memorial contributions may be made to Timbercrest Senior Living Community, PO Box 501, North Manchester, IN 46962.